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ANDHRA PRADESH STATE Common Core Syllabus (C.B.C.S) Effective from 2020 – 2021 English Praxis Course Communication and Soft Skills 6 Model Papers First year Degree First Semester B.A,B.Com,B.Sc,B.B.A,B.C.A,

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A Course in Communication and Soft Skills UNIT – 1 : Listening Skills i. Importance of Listening ii. Types of listening iii. Barriers to Listening iv. Effective Listening UNIT – 2 : Speaking Skills i. Sounds of English : Vowels and Consonants ii. Word Accent iii. Intonation UNIT – 3 : Grammar i. Concord ii. Modals iii. Tenses ( Present / Past / Future ) iv. Articles v. Prepositions vi. Question Tags vii. Sentence Transformation ( Voice, Reported Speech & Degrees of Comparison ) viii. Error Correction UNIT – 4 : Writing i. Punctuation ii. Spelling iii. Paragraph Writing UNIT – 5 : Soft Skills i. SWOC ii. Attitude iii. Emotional Intelligence iv. Telephone Etiquette v. Interpersonal Skills

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UNIT – 1 : Listening Skills i. Importance of Listening ii. Types of listening iii. Barriers to Listening iv. Effective Listening UNIT – 2 : Speaking Skills i. Sounds of English : Vowels &Consonants ii. Word Accent iii. Intonation

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UNIT – 3 : Grammar i. Concord ii. Modals iii. Tenses ( Present / Past / Future ) iv. Articles v. Prepositions vi. Question Tags vii. Sentence Transformation Voice, Reported Speech Degrees of Comparison viii. Error Correction

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UNIT – 4 : Writing i. Punctuation ii. Spelling iii. Paragraph Writing UNIT – 5 : Soft Skills i. SWOC ii. Attitude iii. Emotional Intelligence iv. Telephone Etiquette v. Interpersonal Skills

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MODEL PAPER - 1 SRI VENKATESWARA UNIVERSITY TIRUPATI A.P.

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SRI VENKATESWARA UNIVERSITY FIRST YEAR B.A. / B.COM. / B.SC. / B.B.A. / B.C.A. / B.M.H FIRST SEMESTER Under CBCS with Effect from 2020 – 2021 English Praxis Course - 1 A COURSE IN COMMUNICATION AND SOFT SKILLS GENERAL ENGLISH MODEL PAPER Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 75 1. Answer any THREE of the following questions 3 x 5 = 15 marks a). What is the importance of Listening? b). Write a note on the types of Listening? c). What are the barriers to Listening? d). Explain the strategies for effective listening? e). Describe the traits of a good listener? 2. Answer any TWO of the following questions. 2 x 5 = 10 marks a). Write about Consonant sounds with examples. b). Explain Word Accent? c). What are the different kinds of Intonation? d). Mark the stress of the following words. i). itself ii). Alone iii). Wonderful iv). Pronunciation v). Electricity

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3. Attempt the following questions. 2 x 1 = 2 marks a). Concord (i). Each of the cars very well designed by the company. (ii). The average worker ’ s earningsgone up dramatically. b). Fill in the blanks with suitable Modals. 2 x 1 = 2 marks i). Do we to take our certificates for the interview? ii). You --get an easy question paper this time. c). Fill in the blanks with appropriate forms of the Verbs given in brackets. 5 x 1 = 5 marks i). Satya-(come) to college regularly. ii). When the police came, the thief -(escaped). iii). The president (address) the public tomorrow. iv). I(live) in a pent house for the last six months. v). Aishu-(go) to school now. d). Fill in the blanks with suitable articles. 2 x 1 = 2 marks i). I met --European last month. ii). --poor need our support.

e). Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions. 2 x 1 = 2 marks i). The patient is suffering-fever. ii). The sweets are distributed --children.

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f). Add question tags to the following statements. 2 x 1 = 2 marks i). Sita is not writing? ii). I am late? g). Transform the following sentences as directed. 5 x 1 = 5 marks i). The officer ordered the soldiers to open fire. (Change into direct speech). ii). Akbar is one of the greatest kings. (Change into positive degree). iii). Bhavana says, “ I write a novel ” (Change it into indirect speech). iv). Jim Corbett had killed many tigers. (Change into passive voice). v). Mary is as clever as Lily. (Change it into comparative degree). h). Correct the following sentences. 5 x 1 = 5 marks i). Could you return back the library cards to me , please ii). The painting is too beautiful. iii). Ram camped besides the lake. iv). I have read the book yesterday. v). The news are very pathetic.

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4. Answer any TWO of the following questions. 2 x 5 = 10 marks i). Punctuate the following . The dog grinned sardonically down on him over the edge for a moment as if he thought it would be a good lark to drop the cartridge down on Jim. ii). Pick out the correct word. a). A. Company B. Compony C. Kompony D. Komphony b). A. Techonology B. Technalogy C. Tachnology D. Technology c). A. Achievement B. Acheivement C. Acheevement D. Achieevement d). A. Psychology B. Psychologi C. Piscology D. Sykaalagi e). A. Occassion B. Occasion C. Occaassion D. Occation iii). Write a meaningful paragraph using the hints given below and suggest a suitable title. Reading hobby-good and bad books-of the hour and forever --books as best companionsthey entertain, educate and enlighten make one forget one ’ s loneliness. iv). Expand anyone of the following idea. a). a stitch in time saves nine. b). Rome was not built in a day.

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5. Answer any THREE of the following questions. 3 x 5 = 15 marks a). What are the benefits of SWOC analysis? b). Explain the importance of positive attitude? How can we develop it? c). Describe the qualities needed to develop emotional intelligence? d). What is telephone Etiquette? Explain. e). How do you demonstrate good interpersonal skills? UNIT – 1 – 15 marks UNIT – 2 – 10 marks UNIT – 3 – 25 marks UNIT – 4 – 10 marks UNIT – 5 – 15 marks

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MODEL PAPER – 2 ADIKAVI NANNAYA UNIVERSITY RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM A.P.

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ADIKAVI NANNAYA UNIVERSITY RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM. A.P. INDIA UG.BLUE PRINT 2020 – 2021 onwards MODEL QUESTION PAPER SEMESTER – I PAPER: A COURSE IN COMMUNICATION AND SOFT SKILLS Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 75 SECTION – A Answer any FIVE questions. Each question carries 5 marks. 5 x 5 = 25 marks 1. What is the importance of listening? 2. Write a note on accent in the connected speech. 3. Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions. 1. I came here --train. 2. John has been working in this office -2005. 3. What is so great --the news. 4. The teacher explained the students the value of time. 5. It is important to make a distinction --prose and poetry.

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4. Insert punctuation marks in the given sentence where ever necessary. there was a villager he didn ’ t know how to read and write 5. What is positive thinking and its advantages? 6. What are the barriers to effective listening? 7. Match the following sentences under column “ A ” with their correct “ question tags ” under column “ B ” . A B 1. He is an engineer ( ) a). Are you? 2. We are Indians ( ) b). Will you? 3. She has been to London ( ) c). Isn ’ t he? 4. You are not paying attention ( ) d). hasn ’ t she? 5. Don ’ t waste your time ( ) e). Aren ’ t we? 8. Write a note on Telephone etiquette.

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SECTION – B Answer all the questions. Each question carries 10 marks. 5 x 10 = 50 marks 9. Write a note on the types of listening. OR 10. List out various strategies we can adopt for effective listening? 11. Write an essay on sounds of English. OR 12. What is an intonation? Illustrate with suitable examples. 13. A. Fill in the blanks in the following sentences with suitable form of the verb given in the brackets. a). Dolphins(live) in water. b). Srilatha--(work) in Hyderabad Public School for the last ten years. c). The train -(leave) when we reached the station yesterday. d). The men (repair) the telephone cables. Do not disturb them. e). Health --(be) wealth.

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B. Correct the following sentences wherever necessary. a). I and Gopal went to the exhibition. b). The population of Chennai is greater than Hyderabad. c). My uncle lives in United Kingdom. d). Being a hot day, the old man did not go out. e). This book will not only be liked by men but also women. OR 14. Change the following sentences as instructed. i ). Children like chocolates. (Change the voice). ii). Sasi is playing tennis. (Change the voice). iii). Krupa wrote a novel. (Change the voice). iv). Malli has bought a new car. (Change the voice). v). He said, “ I am busy now ” . (Change into indirect speech). vi). She said to me “ I will meet you tomorrow ” .(Change into indirect speech. vii). He said, “ Do you speak English? ” (Change into indirect speech). viii). Tea is as popular as coffee. (Change into comparative degree). ix). Imaginary fear is more dangerous than the real experience.(Change into positive degree). x). Very few sights in nature are as beautiful as a rainbow.(Change into superlative degree).

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15. What are the features of a good paragraph? Mention different types of paragraphs. OR 16. Correct the spelling in the following words. 1). Tusion 2). Commite 3). Athlet 4). Adventrous 5). Costli 6). Comunication 7). Planing 8). Recept 9). Disire 10). Campain 17. Discuss the importance of SWOC / SWOT analysis for individuals. OR 18. What is emotional intelligence and its importance.

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MODEL PAPER – 3 YOGI VEMANA UNIVERSITY KADAPA A.P. INDIA

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YOGI VEMANA UNIVERSITY B.A/B.Sc/B.Com/BBA DEGREE EXAMINATION FIRST SEMESTER ENGLISH PRAXIS URSE-I MODEL PAPER (A COURSE IN COMMUNICATION AND SOFT SKILLS) (w.e.f 2020-2021 Admitted Batch) 1. Answer any TWO of the following questions. (a) What are the different types of listening? (b) List the qualities of a gcx)d listener? (c) What are the barriers of effective listening? 2x5=10M (d) what is effective listening? can one become a effective liste ning 2. Answer any TWO of the following questions. a) What are orgaeaof *'eech? b) what is stress? Give three examples? 2xS=10M c) What are the different tones in English? Give examples for each of them. d) Identify the sound of the underlined part of the following words. i) W221 iii) dead shill iv) Zhy v) Pay

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3. Answer any TWO of the following questions. (a) Punctuate the fonowing I. he said please take your seat 2. what chill weather it is (b). Rewrite the following words with spelling a. illiterete b. skilfuU c. vktori d. certaine 2xS=10M e. Forign (c). What are the qualities of a good paragraph? (d). Discuss the types of paragraphs?

4. Answer any TWO of the following questions. 2xS=10M (a). What is emotional intelligence? why is emotional intelligence important for students/employees? (b) What is SWOC analysis? What are the benefits of SWOC analysis? (c) List some of the good manners" .€hile talking over telephone. (d) what is positive thinking and write the advantages of thinking positive?

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5. Change the following sentences as directed IOx1=10M A. Change the following sentences into passive voice (3M) i) Children like chocolates ii) Sasi is playing tennis iii) Krupa wrote a novel B. Change the following sentences into indirect speech (3M) i) He said •I am busy now- ii) She said to me "I will meet you tomorrow" iii) He said, •Do you speak English?" C. Change the following into other degrees (4M) i) Iron is the most useful metal (Into Positive Degree) ii) Tea is as popular as coffee (Into Comparative Degree) iii) Imaginary fear is more dangerous the real experience(lnto Pc Degree) iv) Very few sights in nature are as beautiful as a rainbow (Into inorl*tiuø nønrøol

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6. A) Fill the following blanks using right articles/prepositions. 5x1=SM (a) He belongs (b) There is a bridge Rajamundry. the river. (c) He is young research scholar. (d) friend of me asked about (e) The train travels 400 k.ms hour.

B) Fill in the blanks with the suitable verb forms. Sx1=5M 2. He 3. Smitha 5. Dogs (visit) Singapore last year. (study) in this college since1998. (Work) on a project now. (reach)the railway station, before it was five. (are) faithful animals. C) Correct the following sentences Sx1=5M 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Have you had the lunch? The house is besides the temple. Ram loves Sita, didn't she? He said that you are an intelligent t»y. Measles are a infectious disease.

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UNIT – 1 …………….10 MARKS UNIT – 2 …………….10 MARKS UNIT – 3 ……………..35 MARKS UNIT – 4 …………….10 MARKS UNIT – 5 ……………10 MARKS

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MODEL PAPER – 4 ACHARYA NAGARJUNA UNIVERSITY GUNTUR ANDHRA PRADESH INDIA

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Max.Marks: 75 ACHARYA NAGARJUNA UNIVERSITY UC Rwised CBCS Model papers (As per Revised syllabus of A.Y 2020•21) Section: Language.l Paper Title: A Carse h Corrmrhöon rd Soa B4ax.Time: 3 Hours (5X5M-2N) I. What is the importance of listening? 2. Write a note on accent in the connected speech. 3. Fill in the blanks with witable prepositions: l. I came here train. 2. John has been working in this office 3. u,'hat is so great the nos. 2005. 4. The teacher explained the the value of time. 5. It is important to make a distinction prose and poetry.

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4. Insert punctuation marks in the given sentence wherever necessary there was a villager. diå€t how to read and write 5. What is psitive thinking ard its advantages? 6. What are the barriers to effective listening? 7. B) Match the following sentences under Colum "A" with tt*ir correct "Question Tags" under Column 1. He is an engineer (l 2. We are Indians (l a) Are you? b) Will 3. She has been to Lor& t J Isn't 4. You are not paying attentions t 14 hasn't she? 5. Don't waste your Nme (l e) Aren't we? 8. Write a note on Telephone etiquette

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XTDN-B 9. Write a note on the types of listening? (OR) 10. List out various strategies we can adopt for effective listening? II. Write an essay on sounds of English (OR) 12. What is an intonation? Illustrate with suitable examples 13. A. Fill in the blanks in the following sentences with suitable Form of the Verb given in brackets. a) Dolphins b) Srilatha c) The train d) The men e) Health (live) in water. (work) in Hyderabad Puuin School for the last ten years. (leave). wtm we reached the station yesterday. (repair) the telephone cables. Do not disturb them. (be) wealth.

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15. What are the features of a pd paragraph? Mention different types of paragraphs (OR) 16. Correct the spelling in the followui8 words 1) Tution 2) Commite 3) Athlet 4) Adventrous 5) Costli 6) Comunication 7) Planing 8) Re&pt 9) Disire 10) Campain 17. Discus the of analysis for incnvkiuals. (OR) 18. What is emotional intelligence and its imprtance?

UNIT – 1 ……………10 MARKS UNIT – 2 ……………10 MARKS UNIT – 3 ……………35 MARKS UNIT – 4 ……………10 MARKS UNIT – 5 ……………10 MARKS

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MODEL PAPER – 5 KRISHNA UNIVERSITY MACHILIPATNAM ANDHRA PRADESH INDIA

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KRISHNA UNIVERSITY - MACHILIPATNAM FIRST YEAR B.A. / B.COM. / B.SC. / B.B.A. / B.C.A. / B.M.H Degree 2020 - 21 SEMESTER - I Paper – I : English Praxis Course - 1 A COURSE IN COMMUNICATION AND SOFT SKILLS Time: 3 hours Model Question Paper Max Marks: 75 SECTION – A Answer any five questions 5 x 5 = 25 marks What is the difference between active listening and passive listening? Give examples. 2. Describe the process of listening. 3. What are voiced sounds? How are they produced? 4. Write briefly on English consonant sounds. 5. What are the ways to develop Emotional Intelligence? 6. Explain the process of SWOT analysis? 7. Explain the different types of interpersonal skills. 8. Mark the stress for the following words. a). Politician b). Notification c). Responsibility d). Psychological e). Academic

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SECTION - B 9. A. What are the dos and don ’ ts of telephone etiquette? 10 marks OR B. Make a SWOT analysis of your college. 10. Transform the following sentences given below. 1 x 10 = 10 marks a). They have written letters appealing to the district administration for help. (Change into passive voice). b). He was arrested on a charge of theft, but for lack of evidence he was released. (Change into active voice). c). Has someone made all the necessary arrangements? (Passive voice). d). The ship was set on fire and abandoned by the crew. (Active voice). e). My teacher often says to me that if I do not work hard I shall fail. (Direct speech). f). “ Have you anything to say on behalf of the prisoner ” said the judge finally. (Indirect speech). g). She said, “ We have been watching the cricket match for two hours ” . (Indirect speech). h). He advised his sons not to quarrel among themselves, when he was dead but to remain united. (Direct speech). i ). No other story book is so interesting as The Arabian Nights. (Superlative degree). j). The Indus valley civilization is one of the best civilizations in the world. (Comparative degree).

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11. Fill in the right tense of the verbs given in brackets. 10 marks Some people attend all their high school reunions but Anil- (not, go) back to his high school since he (Graduate) ten years ago, he - -(make) arrangements to go to his five year high school reunion , but two days before that reunion he -(break) his leg. He (paint) his house on a tall ladder when-(lose) his balance. So he --( not, go) to his five year reunion. Anil ’ s school friends (Come) to visit them last year. So at least Marta(meet) a few of Anil ’ s old friends , even though she -(not be) to his home town. A. What are the objectives of the Four Branch Model of Emotional Intelligence? 10m OR B. What are the barriers of listening? Describe.

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13. Fill in the blanks with suitable articles. 1 x 10 = 10 marks a. Are you coming to -party next Sunday? b. I bought -new T.V.set yesterday. c. I think man over there is very ill. He can ’ t stand on his feet. d. I watched -video you had sent me. e. She was wearing -ugly dress when she met him. f. I am crazy about reading--history books. g. She is nice girl. h. Do you want to go to --restaurant when we first met. i . He is --engineer. j. He thinks that -love is what will save us all.

UNIT – 1 – 10 marks UNIT – 2 – 10 marks UNIT – 3 – 35 marks UNIT - 4 – 10 marks UNIT – 5 – 10 marks

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MODEL PAPER – 6 VIKRAMA SIMHAPURI UNIVERSITY NELLORE ANDHRA PRADESH INDIA

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VIKRAMA SIMHAPURI UNIVERSITY - NELLORE FIRST YEAR B.A. / B.COM. / B.SC. / B.B.A. / B.C.A. / B.M.H FIRST SEMESTER Under CBCS with Effect from 2020 – 2021 English Praxis Course - 1 A COURSE IN COMMUNICATION AND SOFT SKILLS Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 75 UNIT – I I. Answer any THREE of the following questions. 3 x 5 = 15 m 1). What are listening skills? 2). Explain different stages of listening. 3). Explain the barriers of listening. 4). Why is listening important?

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UNIT – II II. Answer any THREE of the following questions 3 x 5 = 15 m 1). `Write English spelling for the words given in phonemic transcription. a). Change b). Ship c). measure d). June e). Again 2). Write correct phonemic transcription for each word. a). / pa:dz / b). / baedzez / c). / ru:mz / d). / kaps / e). / winz / 3). Mark the stress on the appropriate syllable in the following words. a). apology b). corrupt c). sincerity d). democracy e). graduation 4). Choose correct tone (Falling/Rising) for each of the following sentence. a). Nice to meet you b). Do you sell stamps? c). Where do you work? d). Take the picture down e). What a beautiful voice!

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UNIT – III III. Answer any THREE of the following questions 3 x 5 = 15 m 1). Fill the blanks with the correct form of the verbs given in brackets. a). The Sun(rise) in the East. b). Sita(paint) the picture yesterday. c). The post man -(give) the letters just now to me. d). I--(watch) T.V. when my friend came to my house last night. e). It (rain) since early in the morning. 2). Fill in the blanks with suitable articles. a). My brother is -Engineer. b). He reads -Ramayana every day at night. c). She is --untidy girl. d). Raju istallest boy in the class. e). Kiran came to office --hour before. 3). Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions. a). My uncle livesJapan. b). The manager came to office --10 a.m. yesterday. c). She applied --a job. d). The cat jumped-a milk tank. e). The old man diedcancer.

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4). Rewrite the following sentences as directed. a). Latha typed the stories. (change into passive voice). b). The letters have been posted by Mohan. (Change into active voice). c). Rani said that she was going to market. (change into direct speech). d). Vasu said to her, “ Where are you going now? ” . (change into indirect speech) e). Mahesh is the poorest boy in the class. (change it into comparative degree). 5). Correct any FIVE of the following sentences and rewrite them. a). I have seen the picture yesterday. b). Neither he nor I were there. c). You need not to work hard. d). His father is too much painful for me. e). Bring a T.V. set at home.

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UNIT – IV IV. Answer any THREE of the following questions. 3 x 5 = 15 m 1). Punctuate the following sentences. 10 x ½ = 5 m a). I like playing with my friend ’ s sandy sunny summer. b). Yes, Jim said I ’ ll be home by ten. 2). Correct the spelling of the following words. 5 x 1 = 5 m a). acquatance b). aquatainteance c). acquaintance d). acquaintance a). guaranti b). guarantee c). guaranti d). guarantie a). priveledge b). privilidge c). privilege d). priviledge a). competent b). competent c). competent d). competent a). exaggerate b). exaggearate c). exaggerate d). Exajarate 3). Write a meaningful paragraph using the hints given below and suggest a suitable title. 5 x 1 = 5 m Terrorism – unrest religious fanaticism – racial differences – no reasoning faculty – Naxalites – separate state – killing innocent – humanity – terrorism – rooted out.

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4). Expand any ONE of the following idea. 1 x 5 = 5 m a). No risk, No gain. b). Example is better than precept. UNIT – V V). Answer any THREE of the following questions. 3 x 5 = 15m 1. What is SWOC analysis? 2. What is telephone etiquette? 3. Explain different types of attitudes? 4. What are the ways to improve interpersonal skills? 5. Explain PEST analysis? UNIT – 1 – 15 MARKS UNIT – 2 – 15 MARKS UNIT – III – 15 MARKS UNIT – IV – 15 MARKS UNIT – V – 15 MARKS

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